Employees have rights. People are often unsure of their rights and options as an employee and are hesitant to reach out to an employment lawyer for advice when an issue or workplace dispute arises. If you are confronted with an issue relating to your employment, the best course of action is to seek confidential advice from a lawyer who specializes in employment law without delay. A skilled employment lawyer can review your matter, explain your rights and options, and help you determine whether you need legal assistance. There are many situations where an employee would benefit from the guidance of an employment lawyer. Niagara’s J. Leigh Daboll prepared this list of the top five reasons why you may need an employment lawyer.